Programs tagged with: John Mason

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Music from Peterhouse, Volume 5

Program: #17-26, Air Date: 06/19/17

We are joined this week by Scott Metcalfe, who with the ensemble Blue Heron has produced now five excellent recordings looking at rare and unknown music from the peterhouse Partbook.

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 Songs of Angels

Program: #03-13, Air Date: 03/31/03

Former King's Singer Bill Ives now directs the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford, and his latest recording celebrates Magdalen composers from 1480 and 1560.

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Hail Was they First Greeting–Blue Heron: Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks

Program: #14-01, Air Date: 01/01/14

NOTE: all of the music on these two programs comes from the work of the Blue Heron Renaissance Choir directed by Scott Metcalfe. For more information on this excellent ensemble and this project, you may check their web site:

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Blue Heron: The Peterhouse Partbooks I

Program: #12-43, Air Date: 10/15/12

A collection of remarkable music books from the reign of Henry VIII wound up at Peterhouse College, Cambridge: this week, the Massachusetts-based Blue Heron ensemble explores this lovely repertoire.

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